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NXT Takeover: Brooklyn tickets to go on sale this week

NXT Brooklyn

One of the hottest tickets of the Summer – NXT Takeover: Brooklyn – will be going on sale this week, with the pre-sale starting on Wednesday, June 8 at 10AM EST and running till Friday, June 10 at 10PM EST. Ticket prices for the second NXT show in Brooklyn will range from $25.50 to $130.50 and general public sale will start on...

Brock Lesnar discusses UFC 200 and discussion with Vince McMahon

Brock Lesnar

In his second ESPN interview of the day, Brock Lesnar said that his illness removed him from the Octagon and he only decided to leave because of health reasons. “I jumped back in the Octagon too soon,” Lesnar said of his return in 2010, returning to face Shane Carwin six months after 12 inches of his intestines were removed. When asked what...

UFC to promote SummerSlam during UFC 202 pay-per-view broadcast

SummerSlam

MMA insider FrontRowBrian reported on his Twitter account that the UFC will be promoting SummerSlam during their UFC 202 show on as part of the deal to get Brock Lesnar at UFC 200. UFC 202 will take place the day before SummerSlam on August 20 and is headlined by Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor in one of the most anticipated re-match in UFC...

BOGO offer on t-shirts promotion on WWE Shop

WWEShop

Just for one day only, WWE Shop is running a buy one t-shirt, get one free offer that will end tonight at 11:59PM PST. The t-shirts which are part of the promotion are tagged with ‘BUY 1, GET 1 FREE – MIX & MATCH’ and includes shirts of John Cena, Sasha Banks, Enzo & Big Cass, AJ Styles, Steve Austin, Triple H, WrestleMania 32...

WWE announces the hire of new Vice President of Brand

WWE HQ

WWE today announced the appointment of Julia Jensen as Vice President, Brand. Jensen, a global brands and communications executive with more than 20 years of experience, will report directly to WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon. As Vice President, Brand, Jensen will work across WWE’s business units to help drive revenue and further...

Brock Lesnar to face Mark Hunt at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Nobody can accuse Brock Lesnar of taking the easy way for a paycheck at UFC 200 as his opponent will be Mark Hunt. The announcement was made during an interview on ESPN this morning. “I feel 1,000 percent,” Lesnar told ESPN’s Hannah Storm. “The only thing I second-guess is my decision is to step away from the...

Sasha Banks confirms concussion received from referee blow

Sasha Banks

During her Q&A panel at Wizard World Philadelphia two days ago, Sasha Banks confirmed that she has been out of action due to a concussion she suffered a few weeks ago at a non-televised live event. “I got kneed in the head by a referee,” Banks said, adding that for the past few weeks she’s been sitting in the back waiting to get the all...

Details on Rusev’s and Lana’s two planned weddings

Rusev Lana

TMZ.COM is reporting that WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana will be having two weddings, one in the United States that will be filmed for Total Divas and one in Bulgaria. The first wedding will be next month in Malibu, California, with a beach ceremony filmed for Total Divas. TMZ says that the guest list is “packed with huge stars” including the...

Background story on how Lesnar was able to return to UFC

Brock Lesnar

The story of Brock Lesnar returning to UFC for a fight at UFC 200 has obviously generated a lot of buzz and major sports and news websites have all picked it up including ESPN, FOX Sports, CNN, Sky Sports, and many many others. One interesting report from ESPN during a segment between Jonathan Coachman and Chael Sonnen suggested that despite Brock...

A look at Brock Lesnar’s UFC career so far

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Brock Lesnar’s career in mixed martial arts consists of a 5-3 record, with four of those wins – and all three losses – coming in the UFC. Lesnar had his first UFC fight against Frank Mir at UFC 81 in February 2008 in Las Vegas. While he destroyed Mir in the opening minutes, Mir caught him in a kneebar and Lesnar eventually tapped in...

Brock Lesnar returning to UFC for one more fight at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

When you have a milestone pay-per-view, you call in the big guns. And there’s no bigger gun than Brock Lensar. In what seems to be the news that shocked both the MMA and pro wrestling world, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been announced for a fight at the upcoming UFC 200 pay-per-view, with an opponent to be named...

Randy Orton to guest star in new USA Network series titled Shooter

Randy Orton

Randy Orton will be guest starring on USA Network’s upcoming new drama series Shooter which has its series premiere on Tuesday, July 19. The series is led by Ryan Phillipe with Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura as executive producers. Phillipe plays an expert marksman living in exile who is coaxed back into action after...

John Cena gets his first opponent: AJ Styles at Money In The Bank

John Cena

The first ever encounter between John Cena and AJ Styles will take place at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view this month and it will be Cena’s first match since late December and his first one on pay-per-view since October. The match was announced on WWE.COM yesterday and comes after The Club viciously attacked Cena on his first night back on...

Smackdown! TV report for 06/02/2016

Smackdown

After a good Monday Night Raw, we move onto SMackdown!, continuing the path to Money In The Bank on June 19th. Tonight, The Club will explain their actions against John Cena from Raw while Becky Lynch will take on Women’s Champion Charlotte! What more will happen? Read on to find out! Thursday Night Smackdown! TV Report for June 2nd, 2016 –...

Rusev’s and Lana’s wedding date reportedly set

Rusev Lana

There are rumors that the wedding of WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana has been set for September 2, 2016. The two have been dating since their early NXT days and now live together in a big home in Nashville, Tennessee. After WWE split them up in a storyline which also involved Dolph Ziggler and Summer Rae, Rusev, 30, and Lana, 31, “leaked” their...

Pre-sale code for Raw in Atlanta on 8/1

Raw

Monday Night Raw is coming to the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 1 and the pre-sale code for tickets for today is RAW2016. The pre-sale ends tonight at 10PM EST and tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow, June 4 at 10AM EST. Ticket prices for this Raw are $24, $34, $49, $69. $49, $99, and $109. Go to Ticketmaster.com if...

USA Network pushed for live Smackdown due to falling ratings

Smackdown

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that the reason Smackdown is going live is because USA Network is not thrilled with the ratings the show has been doing. It’s no secret that Raw and Smackdown have dropped in the ratings over the past two years however Smackdown has seen a significant drop lately, thanks in part to WWE treating...

Details on upcoming WWE/Scooby-Doo movie revealed

WWE Studios

WWE Superstars will be mixing it up with Scooby-Doo this Summer with the movie Scooby Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon coming out on August 9. The animated movie is co-produced by WWE Studios, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation and will be available on Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD. WWE Superstars The...